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Eurofins Agroscience Services appoints new LATAM Director

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

News Release; 4th April 2018

Eurofins Agroscience Services, the leading global service provider for agrochemical testing, is pleased to announce that on April 4th 2018, Marcos de Ferran joined the Group as General Manager Brazil and LATAM Director.  This is part of the ongoing Group commitment to strengthen the management team globally.

Marcos started his career at Dow Agrosciences in Brazil, gaining invaluable experience in Research and Development before joining SGS in 2008, which saw a move to France.  Here, he held a variety of roles, returning to Brazil to establish the field operation for SGS in 2010, including the creation and management of two new laboratories. His track record is exceptional, with more than 22 years’ experience and advanced technical knowledge on product positioning, regulatory packages, crop biotechnology and GLP, Marcos is a proven business and commercial leader.

Klaus Kuegler, Head of Agroscience Services, said of the appointment, “I am pleased that Marcos de Ferran has joined us and is taking leadership of the Agroscience business in the LATAM region. He will directly oversee the LATAM Operations, and will prioritise the interests of the local market to ensure that clients in the region enjoy the best possible quality and range of services.”

For further information, please contact: Klaus Kuegler, EAS Group

Notes for the editor:

With over 30 years of experience in the crop protection industry, Eurofins Agroscience Services offers outstanding technical knowledge and project management skills. Our service offering is continuously developed by knowledge transfer initiatives between the Group's various centres of expertise across the globe.

We are experts in managing global field studies, worker exposure studies, ecotoxicology, analytical services, physico-chemical property testing, environmental fate laboratory and field studies.

By acquiring a carefully selected range of CRO's, Eurofins Agroscience Services has created a unique portfolio of expertise that provides analytical, regulatory and field support to plant breeders, agrochemical, biopesticide, biocide and fine chemical manufacturers. Eurofins Scientific is the world leader in food and pharmaceutical products testing. It is also number one in the world in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology and central laboratory services.

Eurofins Agroscience Services is part of the Eurofins Scientific network of businesses.